Archive for December 7th, 2016

Bitcoin to be legally regulated in 2018

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 6:00 AM

A legal framework for digital transactions will be reviewed in 2017 to lessen risks to investors. The Vietnamese government is carrying out a project to complete the legal [...]
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World Bank: Vietnam’s mid-term outlook favourable

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s medium-term outlook remains favourable with GDP expected to expand by 6 percent this year, according to the World Bank (WB)’s Taking Stock report. The [...]
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City chair stresses incentives for business development

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

With an aim for 50,000 startups in 2017, the HCM City government will seek to further improve the business environment, and prevent policy discrepancy from hindering the [...]
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PM Phuc gives keynote address at Vietnam Business Forum

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 5 delivered a keynote address at the Vietnam Business Forum 2016 in Hanoi on the importance of Vietnam in Asean economic [...]
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PM wants public investment disbursements sped up

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Ministries and local authorities will be held accountable if they fail to achieve their public investment disbursement targets for 2016, according to a dispatch signed by [...]
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Hanoi economic growth hits a six-year peak

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Despite failing to hit the yearly target of 8.5-9 percent, Hanoi’s economic growth in 2016 has hit its highest level in six years, reaching 8.03 percent, deputy Chair [...]
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HCM City more cautious about choosing FDI projects

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

HCM City has turned more careful in choosing foreign direct investment (FDI) projects so as to avoid those requiring much land and using outdated technologies which are [...]
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Sharpest increase in new orders for 18 months

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing managers’ Index (PMI), a composite single-figure indicator of manufacturing performance, soared to the highest in 18 months, [...]
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State budget overspending put at 167tr dong in Jan-Nov

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s budget overspending amounted to VND167.25 trillion (US$7.42 billion) in the January-November period, 65.8 percent of the target approved for this year by the [...]
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Vietnam’s 2016 inflation seen picking up, says World Bank

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s inflation is forecast to pick up to 4.9 percent in 2016, in line with a government target, while increased lending keeps the economy resilient despite a [...]
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